Bertha Jane Gibbs, age 83, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at The Villa at West Branch. She was born on April 15, 1939, in Royalton, KY to Tobe and Finettia (Allen) Patrick.
Bertha lived in Alger, MI for 22 years formerly of Livonia, MI. She married Stuart Gibbs in Detroit, MI on May 24, 1969.
She enjoyed reading, collecting antiques, traveling, and camping. Bertha worked many years as a nurse and also delivered mail.
Bertha is survived by her loving husband of 53 years Stuart Gibbs of Alger; daughter Sharon (Harry) Bushway; grandchildren Todd Bushway, Alex Bushway, Rebecca Bushway-Tuttle, Jason Parsons and Jennifer Parsons-Miller; 8 great grandchildren; sister Sue (Foster) Street-Crowl; and brothers Don Patrick, and Ted Patrick.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter Karen Parsons and brother Marvin Patrick.
Per her wishes cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch, MI. www.steuernolmclaren.com